Mohali : The month of Baisakh was welcomed with usual fervour in The Holy Wonders School Mohali. Tiny tots dressed in colourful traditional Punjabi attires and celebrated Baisakhi here today. Wearing Punjabi dresses, students represent the culture of the state. Students created scenes like harvesting, incident of Jallianwala Bagh and establishment of Khalsa on the occasion. The celebrations started with the recitation of a shabad .They enacted a drama on Jallianwala Bagh massacre. A fancy dress contest was also organised on the occasion. Later, quiz competition related to rich history of Sikhism was also organised
The Principal, The Holy Wonders School PremJeet Grover while speaking on the occasion said that Baisakhi has deep-rooted significance for Punjabis. April 13 marks the beginning of new samvat year,our Indian calendar begins from this day. Traditionally, the farmers start wheat harvesting on the day of Baisakhi. At night they all burst forth into a vigorous bhangra to celebrate.She urged kids to respect their culture and tradition as every country is known by its tradition.
The function ended with a lively presentation of bhangra by students of senior classes. At the end of the function, the Principal PremJeet Grover greeted everyone and also appreciated the efforts of the students and the teachers for making the function a great success. Bhangra performed by students on various Punjabi songs was eye catching and captivating as farmers of nearby fields also gathered there to watch performances and lauded the students. Later prizes and gifts were distributed to the winners and participants.